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February 2010 | Volume 118 | Issue 2


Book Review: Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice

David B. Resnik


Notes from the Editor

Hugh A. Tilson

Communicating Science: Press Releases at EHP

Jane C. Schroeder


Exposure on Tap: Drinking Water as an Overlooked Source of Lead

Rebecca Renner

Spheres of Influence

Lead in Air: Adjusting to a New Standard

Charles W. Schmidt

Science Selection

Running Phthalates to Ground: Pinpointing Exposure Sources in a Virtual Home

Naomi Lubick

Traffic Marker? Early Exposure to Air Pollution Associated with Childhood Asthma

Laura Alderson

To Each His Own: DEHP Yields Species-Specific Metabolic Phenotypes

Julia R. Barrett

PFCs and Cholesterol: A Sticky Connection

Tanya Tillett


Climate Change and Health: A Native American Perspective

Bob Weinhold

The Beat

Erin E. Dooley

A Break in the Clouds: Rebuilding New Orleans

David A. Taylor

CDC Releases Updated Biomonitoring Report

Bob Weinhold


Cadmium, Environmental Exposure, and Health Outcomes

Soisungwan Satarug, Scott H. Garrett, Mary Ann Sens and Donald A. Sens

Biomonitoring Data for 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid in the United States and Canada: Interpretation in a Public Health Risk Assessment Context Using Biomonitoring Equivalents

Lesa L. Aylward, Marsha K. Morgan, Tye E. Arbuckle, Dana B. Barr, Carol J. Burns, Bruce H. Alexander and Sean M. Hays

A Growing Role for Gender Analysis in Air Pollution Epidemiology

Jane E. Clougherty


Neonatal Organophosphorus Pesticide Exposure Alters the Developmental Trajectory of Cell-Signaling Cascades Controlling Metabolism: Differential Effects of Diazinon and Parathion

Abayomi A. Adigun, Nicola Wrench, Frederic J. Seidler and Theodore A. Slotkin

Rate of Decline in Serum PFOA Concentrations after Granular Activated Carbon Filtration at Two Public Water Systems in Ohio and West Virginia

Scott M. Bartell, Antonia M. Calafat, Christopher Lyu, Kayoko Kato, P. Barry Ryan and Kyle Steenland

Maternal Bisphenol A Exposure Promotes the Development of Experimental Asthma in Mouse Pups

Terumi Midoro-Horiuti, Ruby Tiwari, Cheryl S. Watson and Randall M. Goldblum

Exposure of the U.S. Population to Acrylamide in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003–2004

Hubert W. Vesper, Samuel P. Caudill, John D. Osterloh, Tunde Meyers, Deanna Scott and Gary L. Myers

The Effect of Ambient Air Pollution on Sperm Quality

Craig Hansen, Thomas J. Luben, Jason D. Sacks, Andrew Olshan, Susan Jeffay, Lillian Strader and Sally D. Perreault

Computational Model of Steroidogenesis in Human H295R Cells to Predict Biochemical Response to Endocrine-Active Chemicals: Model Development for Metyrapone

Michael S. Breen, Miyuki Breen, Natsuko Terasaki, Makoto Yamazaki and Rory B. Conolly

Case Report: Analytical Electron Microscopy of Lung Granulomas Associated with Exposure to Coating Materials Carried by Glass Wool Fibers

Angela S. Ferreira, Valéria B. Moreira, Marcos César S. Castro, Porfírio J. Soares, Eduardo Algranti and Leonardo R. Andrade

Maternal Serum Preconception Polychlorinated Biphenyl Concentrations and Infant Birth Weight

Laurel E. Murphy, Audra L. Gollenberg, Germaine M. Buck Louis, Paul J. Kostyniak and Rajeshwari Sundaram

Exposure to Polyfluoroalkyl Chemicals and Cholesterol, Body Weight, and Insulin Resistance in the General U.S. Population

Jessica W. Nelson, Elizabeth E. Hatch and Thomas F. Webster

The Pollutant Diethylhexyl Phthalate Regulates Hepatic Energy Metabolism via Species-Specific PPARα-Dependent Mechanisms

Jérôme N. Feige, Alan Gerber, Cristina Casals-Casas, Qian Yang, Carine Winkler, Elodie Bedu, Manuel Bueno, Laurent Gelman, Johan Auwerx, Frank J. Gonzalez and Béatrice Desvergne

Transcriptional Biomarkers of Steroidogenesis and Trophoblast Differentiation in the Placenta in Relation to Prenatal Phthalate Exposure

Jennifer J. Adibi, Robin M. Whyatt, Russ Hauser, Hari K. Bhat, Barbara J. Davis, Antonia M. Calafat, Lori A. Hoepner, Frederica P. Perera, Deliang Tang and Paige L. Williams

Modification by ALAD of the Association between Blood Lead 
and Blood Pressure in the U.S. Population: Results from the 
Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Franco Scinicariello, Ajay Yesupriya, Man-huei Chang and Bruce A. Fowler for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Cancer Institute National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III Genomics Working Group

Effect of Early Life Exposure to Air Pollution on Development 
of Childhood Asthma

Nina Annika Clark, Paul A. Demers, Catherine J. Karr, Mieke Koehoorn, Cornel Lencar, Lillian Tamburic and Michael Brauer

Association of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and 
Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) with Uric Acid among Adults 
with Elevated Community Exposure to PFOA

Kyle Steenland, Sarah Tinker, Anoop Shankar and Alan Ducatman

Air Pollution Related Prothrombotic Changes in Persons with Diabetes

Lotte Jacobs, Jan Emmerechts, Chantal Mathieu, Marc F. Hoylaerts, Frans Fierens, Peter H. Hoet, Benoit Nemery and Tim S. Nawrot

Organic and Inorganic Mercury in Neonatal Rat Brain after Prenatal Exposure to Methylmercury and Mercury Vapor

Hiromi Ishitobi, Sander Stern, Sally W. Thurston, Grazyna Zareba, Margaret Langdon, Robert Gelein and Bernard Weiss

Predicting Residential Exposure to Phthalate Plasticizer Emitted from 
Vinyl Flooring: Sensitivity, Uncertainty, and Implications for Biomonitoring

Ying Xu, Elaine A. Cohen Hubal and John C. Little

Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the U.S. Trucking Industry

Yueh-Hsiu Chiu, Jaime E. Hart, Donna Spiegelman, Eric Garshick, Thomas J. Smith, Douglas W. Dockery, S. Katharine Hammond and Francine Laden


Good Laboratory Practices Are Not Synonymous with Good Scientific Practices, Accurate Reporting, or Valid Data

Frederick S. vom Saal and John Peterson Myers

Good Laboratory Practices: Tyl Responds

Rochelle W. Tyl


Studying Autism and Mercury, with Irva Hertz-Picciotto

Ashley Ahearn

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